Mac Tips Daily! # 221 - Resume Downloads in Safari

Subscribe with iTunes | Review on iTunes If you are downloading a large file, you may need to stop it, for whatever reason. Maybe it's lightening outside and you need to shut down quickly, and the download has another hour to go. Instead of starting over, resume the transfer. It's supported on most servers, and Safari makes it easy. Here is how to do it: Open Safari safari Download a file.. your choice. The download window should pop up. If it doesn't, from the Safari menu, choose 'Window -> Downloads' safari menu Once the download window pops up, click the 'x' to stop the transfer. transfer To Resume the transfer (if the server supports it), click the snapback arrow (orange one). snapback resume After your download completes, click the magnifying glass icon and a Finder window will open where your file is stored.